Paul Jerrard did not mince words about the Calgary Flames split squad game in Edmonton.
“A little bit of a sloppy game,” said the new assistant coach. 278 more words
New Calgary Flames linemates Sam Bennett and Troy Brouwer did everything but score in their debut together in NHL pre-season action on Monday night.
With 15 shot attempts between them, they were a threat almost every time they stepped on the ice. 468 more words
CALGARY — Score one for the goalies.
For most of a rather sluggish night offensively, it didn’t look like the Edmonton Oilers would be able to provide their stellar goaltending tandem with any kind of run support, but they got it done Monday in a 2-1 split squad decision at the Saddledome in Calgary. 416 more words
The evaluation process, for everyone, has officially begun.
For Brian Elliott, the Calgary Flames netminder — modelling his all-red attire for the first time — was adjusting to the subtleties of the Scotiabank Saddledome ice in Monday’s pre-season clash against the Edmonton Oilers. 437 more words
EDMONTON — At first, it appeared as though Jon Gillies didn’t get the memo.
On a night where the Edmonton Oilers christened their shiny, new home, Rogers Place, with the first NHL game in the $613.5 million arena, the Calgary Flames goaltender nearly spoiled the debut. 454 more words